Where would we be without the humble battery? Take a moment to think about how different the world around you might be without the invention of the battery. In modern society, portable power isn’t something we think about every day because it’s so easily accessible. It’s incredible to think about how much we rely on this simple form of energy for our everyday lives.
When the icy winds of winter descend upon us, cranking up your furnace is only half the battle when it comes to keeping up comfy lodgings. You also need to keep that heating system running as efficiently as possible and track down any concealed vulnerable points in your home that let the cold sneak in. Let’s take a brief look at some tips to help keep your home as comfortable as possible. You’ll likely save a few bucks on your heating bill, too.
Have you already made your New Year’s resolutions? Well, J&A South Park would like to add a couple more to your list. This year, we are including home electrical resolutions – to help ensure both a safe and energy-efficient New Year. In addition to eating healthier, exercising more and losing a few unwanted pounds, you might want to consider adding these electrical improvements to your list of New Year resolutions.
How do you know if a pipe is frozen? The most common indicator of a frozen pipe is that a faucet will not flow or a toilet will not flush, but pipes can be frozen without these symptoms. If you have a pipe that freezes, proceed carefully because it’s actually when a pipe thaws that it usually bursts.
J&A Announces Winner of Free Trane Furnace “No one should have to worry about how they are going to stay warm over the winter,” says Anthony Passatore, founder and owner of J&A South Park. The winter months in the city of Pittsburgh are notoriously cold, ruthless, and lingering. This [...]
Your home is your castle! Home safety and security devices are top priority! Keeping it safe and secure is imperative for homeowners. Whether you own your home or rent one, home is home, and you expect you and your family to be safe there. In this blog, we’re going to [...]
Perhaps you’re entertaining guests, maybe decorating your home, or finishing up some Christmas gift shopping. Whatever the occasion, it’s easy to get caught up in the holiday spirit. Holiday decorating, including lights, trees, and wreaths, can help put your household in the holiday spirit. Unfortunately, the winter holidays are also a prime time for residential fires triggered by an upsurge in the energy consumed to power your lighting displays and Christmas trees, as well as the energy spent to prepare holiday feasts and entertain family and friends in your home....
Chilly temperatures in fall should serve as a reminder of the harsher winter months ahead, so make sure to keep up with your house’s plumbing basics, so you’re well prepared for any would-be problems associated with freezing temperatures. Follow our, Easy Fall Steps to Prepare Plumbing for Winter, and preserve your home's plumbing this year!
Smart technology for the home has everyone talking. Homeowners now have more control than ever before over the systems and features in their home. And these technologies can be built into nearly every aspect of the home. Interested in learning more about smart home technology? We have some great tips on innovative smart home technology that will make your life easier! ...
Plumbers are truly the unsung heroes in the fight against disease eradication. Vaccines get all the glory, but most plumbers will gladly inform you that it was water infrastructure –modern sewage systems and clean water – that eradicated disease, and they’re right!